- May 16, 2022
The South African Mint launched the lion design in the second series of the Big 5 coin range to coincide with the advent of the 2022 World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany. This is the second animal theme to be released in the second series of the Big 5 collectable coin range, following the Elephant that was issued in August 2021.
The Big 5 Series II unveils the long awaited second portrait design of the obverse, while the reverse design remains unchanged from series I. This split portrait features a unique construct, which...